10 Signs You Live In 'Truck Stop' Town, And They're Probably All Within 10 Miles
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10 Signs You Live In 'Truck Stop' Town, And They're Probably All Within 10 Miles

I swear, those bloody trucks are purposefully going slow to make you upset.

10 Signs You Live In 'Truck Stop' Town, And They're Probably All Within 10 Miles
Markus Spiske

What is a "truck stop" town you might ask? Or how do you know if you live in one? Well, do I have all the answers for you. A "truck stop" town is an exit where there are 5,000 fast food places, 30 banks, and plenty of gas stations where you can shower in. It might also be a blessing and a curse depends which way you take it.

Towns like this are that good kind of feeling when you know you're at home when you're surrounded by 20 trucks in one intersection.

1. 5 gas stations within 100 yards of each other.

BP, Pilot, Travel Center, Phillips 66, Casey's...I could probably go on and on but you get the point.

2. Leaving the house early because of the semi trucks.

No matter how much you think you left early enough, you are more than likely to be late for whatever you are going to. I swear, those bloody trucks are purposefully going slow to make you upset.

3. Seeing signs that say "no truck access," but you see trucks there anyways.

"Oh wow, this truck obviously didn't see the HUGE sign that said 'No Truck Access' but, here he is...RIGHT IN MY WAY!"

4. Population: 0 - Trucks: 10,000

The ratio of trucks to people is not even proportional, so don't try to figure it out. Trucks have overtaken the small town in mass amounts. It's like World War Z, but with trucks.

5. Too many fast foods restaurants to count.

Name a fast food restaurant and you'll have it in town. Mcdonalds? Got it. Burger King? Say no more. Dairy Queen? WE GOT IT.

6. There are more "truck stores" than clothing stores.

Welcome to our little town. We have TWO truck washes, four different places to get your truck fixed at, and only one place to buy a truck at. That's more than we have for regular people. There is no clothing store for miles.

7. There's normally a cornfield next to everything in sight.

You've been surrounded by corn fields since you were in the womb, and you've just accepted it. It's a lifestyle. A way of life.

8. You've used your car horn too many times.

At this point, you are surprised that your horn hasn't stopped working yet, amirite?

9. There is at least one coffee place, maybe more if you're lucky.

A Dunkin' Donuts and a Starbucks reside in the same town, who will win? You're right, no one does because everyone equally uses them.

10. ONE PERK: Gas is SUPER cheap compared to neighboring towns.

The gas pumps are ALWAYS full of traveling interstate drivers, rush-hour traffickers, and people from two cities over. And oddly, there's never one open for you, right?

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